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Dramatic changes needed – Review of the Remote Sensing Space Systems Act released

Canada in Space

Back in 2018, SpaceQ asked "can the RSSSA (Remote Sensing Space Systems Act) keep up with the growing smallsat community?" Now, in 2022, a new comprehensive report mandated by law and produced by Space Strategies Consulting Ltd (SSCL) indicates the answer is "only with dramatic changes.” This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and …

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Space Strategies Consulting to conduct next review of Canada’s Remote Sensing Space Systems Act

Northern Land Cover of Canada – Circa 2000

The government of Canada is mandated by law to conduct an independent review of the Remote Sensing Space Systems Act (RSSSA), Canada's de facto "space law," every five years. This time, the Ottawa based consulting company Space Strategies Consulting Ltd. (SSCL) has been selected. The previous two reviews were conducted by the Institute of Air and Space Law at McGill University. This page is for …

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Canadian Armed Forces – Space is a team sport

File photo: Artist rendering of the Department of National Defence Sapphire satellite used for Space-Based Surveillance

The last decade has witnessed a steady and progressive realization that space is no longer a sanctuary, but it was during this time that space capability has become a foundation for our very way of life. In the past, governments had freedom of action in space, the safety and security challenges were relatively benign, and the number of actors limited. Today none of these assertions …

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